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Bedford Co. Supervisors Donate $50,000 to D-Day Sculpture

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Bedford Co., VA - Bedford County supervisors voted to help fund a statue to honor the 19 young men Bedford lost on D-Day.

The National D-Day Memorial plans to dedicate "Homage", recognizing the Bedford Boys on June 6th, 2014.

That's the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion.

Supervisors approved a $50,000 donation toward the $250,000 piece.

Homage was sculpted by the late Jim Brothers, the artist behind many of the memorial's sculptures.

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